View Poll Results: Which London Boat Show are you going to?
The actual "London Boat Show" at ExCel 9 18.75%
The new "Earls Court Boat Show" 13 27.08%
Both 8 16.67%
Neither 18 37.50%
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Old 17 October 2007, 16:15   #1
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London Boat Shows

This winter we have two boat shows in London, one in December at Earls Court, and one in January at ExCel.

The actual "London Boat Show" is the one at ExCel of course, but the new "Earls Court Boat Show" is capitalising on 50 or so years of history of Earls Court being the home of the London Boat Show.

Collins Stewart London Boat Show
Whyte & Mackay Earls Court Boat Show

Which are you going to, and why?

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Old 17 October 2007, 16:17   #2
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I'll be going to Earls Court, it's easier to get to, and it's just around the corner from the greatest kebab shop in the uk, "the kebab kid".
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Earls Court because i can walk there
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ExCel, we're on a stand there.
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ExCel, were on a stand there.
But your not now?
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I'll be going to Earls Court, it's easier to get to, and it's just around the corner from the greatest kebab shop in the uk, "the kebab kid".
There are now many pretenders to that throne, however if your are referring to Kebab Kid of 90 New King's Road, then I can confirm their excellence in Kebab making remains intact.
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There are now many pretenders to that throne, however if your are referring to Kebab Kid of 90 New King's Road, then I can confirm their excellence in Kebab making remains intact.
That's the one. I believe Manos had a saturday job there.
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Neither, because I don't see why I have to pay to go in. I don't have to pay to go to a car dealership.

Why do RIBex charge?
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Neither, because I don't see why I have to pay to go in. I don't have to pay to go to a car dealership.

Why do RIBex charge?
Never thought of it that way.

Personally if it involves paying out £50 for me and my son to get entry and some food to look at a few overpriced RIBs and lots of non RIB stuff I would rather spend that 50 quid on fuel for the boat and have a spin round the Solent.

If I'm going to a show I prefer boat jumbles. Much more fun to be had looking through bins of real bargains.
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Personally if it involves paying out £50 for me and my son to get entry and some food to look at a few overpriced RIBs and lots of non RIB stuff I would rather spend that 50 quid on fuel for the boat and have a spin round the Solent.
What p?sses me right off is when they won't let you have a look around their boat they have bought to show off at the show!!! "By Appointment Only". You've just paid £12.00 to get in to the show and you are not allowed on the boats! What the f?ck is that all about.

I just stomp on now and they will have to throw me off if they don't wan't me on their decks.

p.s. and always remember that the salesman can't afford one either, however 'superior' he might think he is. Ug.
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